The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority is one of the 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario. It has jurisdiction over watersheds of all streams draining into the Thames River from Delaware to Lake St. Clair. The Southern boundary includes the watersheds of streams draining into Lake Erie, from the Talbot Creek watershed in the east, to the Two Creeks watershed in the west. Total area 3,275 square kilometres (1,264 square miles) and is home to 99,401 people. There are 10 member municipalities.

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Flood Warning – June 15, 2019 – 2:45 p.m.

Highlights: • Erie Shore Drive has suffered damage due to flooding and is closed until further notice. • Flooding is still occurring and could be expected to continue into the evening period. Message: There has been flooding along Erie Shore […]

Flood Watch – June 13, 2019 – 12:00 p.m.

Highlights: • Strong Wind Warning remains in effect for western Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair. • Risk of erosion, shoreline damage and flooding this evening through Saturday. • Potential for shoreline damage and flooding in Lighthouse Cove, this evening […]
Next Round of Community Meetings Chatham-Kent Lake Erie Shoreline Study

Next Round of Community Meetings Chatham-Kent Lake Erie Shoreline Study

The Chatham-Kent Lake Erie Study Team has now completed the research portion of the work on the future impacts of climate change on coastal storms and we want to present the results to the public. First, we will summarize the […]